This blog is dedicated to providing Shetland sheep information and education to anyone who is interested in learning about Shetland sheep. We are concerned about Shetland sheep that adhere to the 1927 Shetland breed standard.
The Shetland Sheep Education blog is here to educate all those interested in Shetland Sheep. Topics will cover a wide range of interests specific to Shetlands or relating to sheep in general to help you become better informed.
Conformation clinics, fleece studies, wool characteristics, handling, and uses, horn issues, marketing of wool or meat, history, terminology, etc. are all topics that will be covered at one point or another. Links to various things such as wool mills, wool testing labs, Shetland specific sites, etc. will also be easily accessible below.
If you have a Shetand topic of interest that you would like to see covered, just leave a comment.